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Where To Stay In St. Petersburg: Cheap Hotels & Vacation Rentals

Irina
Updated Oct 11, 2017

If you’re traveling on a budget and looking for a cheap place to stay in St. Petersburg, you’re reading the right article. St. Petersburg is a place with too many options: not only when it comes to accommodation, but also when it comes to things to do. It makes the decision process complicated, especially if you don’t have a lot of time to research.

And even if your budget for accommodation is low, you’d still want to stay in a comfortable place that is not too far from the center or the part of the city you’re interested in.

Deciding where to stay in St. Petersburg? Pick and choose from this good mix of hostels, vacation rentals, hotels, and guest, and find one that matches your needs!

Hostels

1. Soul Kitchen Hostel (35 USD)

Soul Kitchen Hostel has the best location if you want to explore the city. It’s walking distance to most of the touristic attractions, it provides free WiFi and there are even cooking facilities on the premises. The rooms are very cozy, the beds comfortable and the shared living room area provides great opportunities for interaction with other travelers. The general atmosphere in Soul Kitchen Hostel is a very relaxed one and the staff is always willing to help.

Soul Kitchen Hostel

Address: Naberezhnaya Reki Moiki 62/2 App. 9, Admiralteyskiy, 190000 Saint Petersburg, Russia (see map)

Price: from 35 USD

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2. Hostel 1912 (50 USD)

Although it is placed a bit further from the central area (around a 35 minute walk), the riverbanks makes up for it, providing the opportunity for a relaxing walk along the river. Being small and cozy, Hostel 1912 provides a homey feeling to the guests. The beds are comfortable and the rooms spacious.The staff is always very friendly and helpful, ready to answer all of your questions. The interior design is modern and tasteful, bringing a creative touch.

Hostel 1912

Address: Ulitsa Chapayeva 2-65, Petrogradskiy district, 197046 Saint Petersburg, Russia (see map)

Price: from 50 USD

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Hotels

3. Dom Romanovykh Mini-Hotel (25 USD)

Closer to the train station and a bit further from the central area (around 4 km/2.4 mi), this is the perfect place for people traveling by train. The interior is designed around historical objects (belongings of the Romanov family). Although a hotel, it has the vibe of a bed and breakfast.

Dom Romanovykh Mini-Hotel

Address: Ulitsa Poltavskaya 14, Tsentralny district, 198000 Saint Petersburg, Russia (see map)

Price: from 25 USD

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4. Guest House Assol (25 USD)

The very central location right in the historic center of St. Petersburg makes Guest House Assol perfect for independent travelers. The facilities are wonderful and there’s even a sauna available, should the weather be too cold. The rooms have a pleasant design, making one feel very comfortable.

Guest House Assol

Address: Ulitsa Malaya Konyushennaya 7, Tsentralny district, 191186 Saint Petersburg, Russia (see map)

Price: from 25 USD

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Vacation Rentals

5. Gamayun Apartments (48 USD)

Just a 20 minute walk from the Hermitage, Gamayun Apartments is placed very close to most of the touristic attractions. However, in spite of that, the area is very quiet. The studio has a modern and warm design, making everyone feel at home. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes around in case you want to enjoy a nice meal. Otherwise, the kitchen provides all the needed facilities for cooking.

Gamayun Apartments

Price: from 48 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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6. Room with Mezzanine in the Center (35 USD)

Ekaterina and Vladimir are great and very kind hosts who are renting out their extra bedroom for you. Since the flat is located in the city center, most touristic attractions are reachable by foot. The bed is very comfortable and the flat is very cozy and clean. There is a wide choice of restaurants and cafes close by, so don’t worry about having to go far for a good meal. Everything you need is very close.

Room with Mezzanine in the Center

Price: from 35 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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7. Cozy Room in Center (15 USD)

Staying in the Cozy Room in Center will provide you with a history lesson about living conditions in St. Petersburg. What used to be big imperial apartments, got transformed into communal flats after the revolution. This room is part of one. Location wise, it’s very convenient since everything can be reached on foot.

Cozy Room in Center

Price: from 15 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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8. Nice Green Studio (15 USD)

Small, cozy room, perfect for single travelers who are planning to spend a longer time in St. Petersburg. Situated a bit further away from the city (about 7 km/4.3 mi), it doesn’t make for the best place in case you’re interested in visiting the main touristic attractions and are short on time. However, the price can hardly be beaten.

Nice Green Studio

Price: from 15 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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9. Light Design in the Quiet Center (55 USD)

Comfortable bed, good location, modern design, fully equipped kitchen…what else could one want from a flat? On top of all that, the area is very quiet, although there are many restaurants and cafes close by. All the touristic attractions are within walking distance and the host is very kind, friendly and helpful.

Light Design in the Quiet Center

Price: from 55 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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Dive into culture in St. Petersburg

Explore, discover, learn history and sunbathe in the wonderful St. Petersburg. There are many reasons why it’s called the cultural capital of Russia. All the museums, the cathedrals, and the galleries have a lot to offer. Not to mention the nightlife. St. Petersburg is a special place, not representative for the entirety of Russia, but rather having its own character. No matter how long you stay, St. Petersburg might call you back.

This article was originally published on Apr 26, 2017

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